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There are two discussions today, Friday 8th February, that you won’t want to miss at the Sojourner Auditorium on Virtual Ability – at 11am and 12 noon. In the first, Saffia will be sharing (for the first time) some of the results of the survey into age and attitudes that was posted recently on this blog.

Sojourner Auditorium, Virtual Ability

Sojourner Auditorium, Virtual Ability

Second Life’s Little Secret: A discussion
PRESENTER:  Saffia Widdershins
FRIDAY, 8 February 2013, 11am SLT

The Sojourner Auditorium, Virtual AbilityOver the years, the question of gender in virtual worlds has formed the fodder for a wide variety of newspaper and magazine articles and several well-regarded academic studies in the wider world, and some fascinating blog posts from inworld. But one area that has been comparatively overlooked – and one that may have an important bearing on some of the problems that Second Life faces today, and some of its potential strengths that could ensure its longevity – is the demographic of age.

Saffia Widdershins discusses one of Second Life’s open secrets – the fact that the inhabitants of Second Life may well be older than they appear and she’ll be talking about the results of a survey she’s conducted about age and attitudes.

Presented in voice, with text transcription.

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What is One Billion Rising About?
PRESENTER: Honour McMillan
FRIDAY 8 February, noon SLT
The Sojourner Auditorium, Virtual Ability

What is One Billion Rising about? Honour McMillan explains!

One out of every 3 women in the world will experience violence during her lifetime which totals more than one billion. Women, and the men who love them, will participate will walk away from their homes, businesses and jobs on Valentine’s Day and join together to dance in a show of collective strength.

One Billion Rising in Second Life is an officially registered event associated with the real live movement. 24 hours, 24 performers and 24 artists on 4 sims.

Presented in both Voice and text.

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A location in MadPea's Love Potion Hunt

A location in MadPea’s Love Potion Hunt

Join us for today’s romantically flavoured Happy Hunting! in the treet.tv studios in Garden of Dreams at 3pm, Friday 8th February 2013, with Cinders Vale and Rosamoo Mendelsohn and an interview with Glitch Axelrad of MadPea, who will be talking about the group’s latest amazing Legend of the Month Hunt – Love Potion 9.9.

There are two important “Dates” coming up – Mardi Gras on Tuesday February 12th and Valentine’s Day on February 14th (which is, of course, also V-Day for One Billion Rising – which is seeing a huge celebration in Second Life).  Both days, of course, have led to some great Second Life Hunts, and Happy Hunting’s News Reporter Rosamoo Mendelsohn of Hunt SL has been out hunting for some amazing prizes and hunts to do – and will be bringing news of them to the studio!

MadPea Monthly Hunt: Love Potion No. 9.9

MadPea Monthly Hunt: Love Potion No. 9.9

And Cinders will be leaving the studio to talk to Glitch Axelrad of MadPea, who will be telling her all about the latest MadPea Hunt, and giving her a glimpse of a stunning hunt location!

Plus there will be news from Rosamoo of exciting hunts that lie ahead!

So join us at 3pm today in the studio for the broadcast. Bring along your hunter friends too. We will be glad to have you all join us for the show.

Or – if you can’t attend in person – tune in at 3pm SLT on Friday for the live show on the Happy Hunting! channel on YouTube (it will go live at 3pm!) – where you can now chat with other audience members and even some of the participants during the show – or catch it later in the week on our shows page on the Treet.tv web site at http://treet.tv/shows/happy-hunting.

Please note that for technical reasons, this week’s Happy Hunting show will be on YouTube rather than live on treet.tv.  It will, however, be available soon after broadcast on the treet.tv channel.

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